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make -j<number of cores> -l<number of cores> [optional target, e.g. install]

asked 2019-03-06 03:45:21 -0600

SUBHASH gravatar image

updated 2019-03-06 04:10:24 -0600

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How to write above command? Please help me witn that. I got below error for $ make -j2 -l5 install

Install the project...
-- Install configuration: ""
-- Installing: /home/test/install/
CMake Error at cmake_install.cmake:54 (file):
  file INSTALL cannot copy file
  "/home/test/build/catkin_generated/installspace/" to

Makefile:61: recipe for target 'install' failed
make: *** [install] Error 1
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answered 2020-12-18 15:31:57 -0600

To build your workspace with catkin or catkin tools the only you have to do is the usual build with the "-j <number of="" threads="">"

catkin_make -j 6


catkin build -j 6

This just works.

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